Born in Australia, Brianna Keilar is an American journalist who has served as a co-anchor for “New Day” before it was replaced with “CNN This Morning.” When that part of her life ended, she started working as one of the co-anchors for “CNN News Central” with Boris Sanchez. Before either of those shows came up, she was the host of “CNN Right Now with Brianna Keilar.”
She’s been working hard this whole time, working as a White House correspondent, a Congressional correspondent, a senior political correspondent, and a general correspondent. While she worked for “CNN Newsource,” she was a national correspondent, reporting on events that happened all over the country. For all that hard work, she earns something in the realm of a hundred thousand dollars a year.
Becky Anderson - $110,000
A British journalist, Becky Anderson, serves as an anchor for “CNN International” on “Connect the World.” Prior to that, she hosted “Business International,” a business news program. When she got her start, she was working for Bloomberg and CNBC, but she’s been with CNN since all the way back in 1999. Her degree comes from Sussex University in the United Kingdom, and it’s in economics. She’s now based in CNN’s Abu Dhabi bureau.
One of her best skills is that of interviewing – she’s been able to sit down with world leaders like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, South African President Jacob Zuma, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, and even UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. For that hard work, she makes over a hundred thousand dollars a year.
Pamela Brown - $80,000
Born in Lexington, Kentucky, Pamela Brown is the daughter of the former Governor of Kentucky, John Y. Brown Jr. While it’s taken some time to get out of her father’s shadow, Brown is certainly on her way there. She is presently the weekend anchor and senior Washington Correspondent for CNN after working for ABC Washington, D.C., and the WJLA-TV affiliate.
She’s also served as a fill-in anchor for numerous shows on CNN, including “At This Hour with Kate Bolduan,” “The Lead With Jake Tapper,” “Erin Burnett OutFront,” and “The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer.” She’s currently the host of the three-hour news show “CNN Newsroom,” which is on during the weekends. It seems to only be a matter of time before Brown gets her own eponymous show.
Christine Romans - $120,000
Christine Romans might be a chief business correspondent for CNN at the moment, but she’s done plenty of other things leading up to this point. Previously, she worked as a writer for Reuters and Knight Ridder Financial News. She’s also an anchor for the very early show “Early Start.” It airs at five in the morning on the eastern seaboard.
If you’re hoping to see her at a reasonable hour, you could catch her weekend show, “Your Money.” After earning her degree at Iowa State University, she’s been making something in the area of a hundred and twenty thousand dollars a year. When she isn’t running one of her two shows, she has three children to take care of with husband Ed Tobin, a Reuters editor.
Christi Paul - $143,000
Christi Paul has done a lot of things during her life, not least of which is earn almost a hundred and fifty thousand dollars as an anchor for a variety of different CNN and HLN shows. She started working with CNN all the way back in 2003, anchoring a number of different programs with them and HLN, which is their sister network. This included filling in for “Morning Express with Robin Meade.”
She also spent nine years as part of “New Day Weekend,” at which point she decided to move back to Ohio to work for a local news station in Cleveland, WKYC. She co-anchors “What’s New” during the week. She’s also a Miss Ohio runner-up from back in the day, and she’s spending the rest of her time taking care of her three children.